Logistic Manager--Business Operations in Phoenix, AZ at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 11/18/2021

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Job Description

Logistic Mangers with Worldpac act as Project Managers for multi-functional business operation projects. Logistic Managers will manage and plan for logistics/business policies, objectives, and initiatives. They will create procedures for business management to optimize product workflow and minimize cost. Has responsibilities for construction, warehouse expansion plans, vendor selection and negotiation, distribution, transportation, and inventory control.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Works cross-functionally with Operations, Sales, IT, Facilities, Finance, and also with external vendors to manage strategic projects (i.e. new branch openings, relocations, etc.).
  • Delivers strategic projects on time and on budget.
  • Manages general contractors and property managers, ensuring goods and services are delivered and performed on schedule and in accordance with contract agreements.
  • Works with Operations and Planning and Design teams to ensure facilities are designed to optimize efficiency and comply with all applicable codes.
  • Prepares formal documents to develop project plans and budgets (defines project’s scope of work, risks, benefits, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, client s, customers, and the general public.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact effectively with employees at all levels and senior leaders in a collaborative manner.
  • Ability to cultivate relationships with key stakeholders across functions and levels to achieve business objectives.
  • Proven track record of establishing strong relationships with the field sale s and operations.
  • Requires good analytical skills.
  • Ability to develop innovative ideas which result in improved productivity and cost reductions.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) for development of training materials and tracking training data.
  • Sales experience and specific product knowledge of the various specialty markets product lines.
  • Ability to travel 30-40% of the time.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or GED, plus successful completion of vocational technical program; and 7-10 years related experience and/ or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

TRAVEL

Some overnight travel is necessary up to 30-40% of time on the job. This will fluctuate during certain periods, and occasionally work over weekend(s) is required.